Showing posts with label endangered species act. Show all posts
Showing posts with label endangered species act. Show all posts

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

We're watching the monarchs vanish

Monarch Butterflies Resting in Tree, Pacific Grove, California

Over the past 20 years, about 98 percent of the western monarch butterflies have disappeared. 98 percent! And the eastern monarchs aren’t faring much better. So I was stunned to read today that federal officials won’t start talking about adding them to the endangered species list until 2024.